Scoping Begins for Rice Ridge Fire Timber Salvage
January 4, 2018
SEELEY LAKE - The Lolo National Forest is proposing to harvest trees burned by the Rice Ridge Fire. A public meeting will be held Jan. 10 from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Seeley Lake Chamber of Commerce, 2920 MT Highway 83 to provide information and answer questions related to the Rice Ridge Fire Salvage Project. Members of the planning team will be in attendance and Seeley Lake District Ranger Rachel Feigley encourages all those who are interested and/or affected by the project to attend. The deadline for comment is Jan. 22.
During the 2017 fire season, multiple wildfires burned over 227,000 acres o...